Update: Philadelphia Flyers Sign Jeff Carter To 11-Year, $58 Million Extension

November 12th, 2010 by Tom Dougherty Leave a reply »
UPDATE (11/12, 3:20 pm):

According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Flyers and Jeff Carter have agreed to a 11-year, $58 million contract extension for a cap hit of $5.27 per season on average.

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When the Philadelphia Flyers signed budding superstar Claude Giroux to his three-year, $11.25 million contract extension, it led many to ponder whether or not it would affect re-signing 25-year-old sniper Jeff Carter.

No worries, folks, Carter will bear wearing the orange and black for a very long time.

Two sources have told CSNPhilly.com's Tim Panaccio that the Flyers are inching closer to signing Carter to an extension that will keep the center-turned-winger playing in the City of Brotherly Love for the next decade.

Panaccio says the deal is expected to be for 10 years, worth in the range of $60 and $63 million for a cap hit in the area of $6 to $6.3 million per season.

If the contract is signed at the numbers that are being leaked, it would give him a slightly higher cap hit than his best buddy, Mike Richards, who's 12-year pact he signed in 2007 has a $5.75 million hi ...

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